It turned out that CMD hadn't seen the last of the O'Keefe crowd.
Sheriff David Clarke won his reelection for Milwaukee County Sheriff yesterday.
Certain long-term investors remain committed to ALEC as a tool to advance their legislative agendas.
ALEC holds its 41st annual meeting in Dallas, Texas starting on Wednesday, July 30.
Ken Langone, the big-spending Home Depot billionaire and ally of Charles and David Koch, clumsily defended his March 2014 comments comparing populist criticism of the 1% with the rise of Nazi Germany, in an interview with Capital New York published this week.
You've probably heard of the billionaire Koch Brothers by now, and their sinister push to distort our democracy. But you may not have heard of Rex Sinquefield.
The Madison Group, the predecessor to the State Policy Network (SPN) was "launched by ALEC . . . and housed in the Chicago-based Heartland Institute.
The State Policy Network (SPN), a web of pressure groups in all 50 states that call themselves "think tanks" while dramatically influencing state law, is a powerful and stealthy ally of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) detailed in the recent report, "EXPOSED: The State Policy Network: The Powerful Right-Wing Network Helping to Hijack State Politics and Government."
Google, the tech giant supposedly guided by its “don’t be evil” motto, has been funding a growing list of groups advancing the agenda of the Koch brothers.
The Center for Media and Democracy is re-releasing this reporters' guide, originally published in April 2013, in conjunction with our new report, "EXPOSED: The State Policy Network: The Powerful Right-Wing Network Helping to Hijack State Politics and Government," and with the launch of the website StinkTanks.org.
New Resource Details "Think Tanks" Tanking Americans' Rights